Monday Geonews: Finding Osama Bin Laden in Google Earth, FOSS4G 2011 News, More on 'Locationgate', and much more

Here's the recent geonews in batch mode. Some of those news could have deserved individual announcements.

From the open source / open date front:

From the Google front:

From the ESRI front, Mandown shares several entries, including:

In the miscellaneous category:

In the maps category:

RFID in Towels

RFID in towels, so I always know where my towel is?  Ford Prefect would be pleased.